Posts Tagged ‘ Features ’

Prom season arrives at Nantucket High School

Senior Kevin Santangelo "promposes" to freshman Amelia Murphy in the Hall of the Whale after school.

Caroline Richards Features editor (April 16, 2015) It is “Promposal Season” and Nantucket High School students have been scrambling to ask the dates of their dreams. Prom is currently set for May 9 at the Great Harbor Yacht Club. A…

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Janaye’s guide to African American hair options

Junior Zayda Wilson and freshmen Jadelen Harold and Kailia Starks are each proud to be rocking different hairstyles.

Janaye Kerr Contributing writer (April 16, 2015) Black Hair 101 Recently I have noticed that there is a lot of interest in the hairstyles of African American women. For instance, just this past February, many people took to social media…

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Nantucket students balance jobs, schoolwork

Virginia Bullington Photo Editor (February 19, 2015)  The vast majority of Nantucket High School students take up summer jobs when school is out of session. A minority, however, continue to work throughout the school year. Cavell Malcolm, a junior at…

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Graphic design course at NHS

Gus Day Contributing Writer (February 19, 2015)  For the first time at Nantucket High School, graphic design is now being offered as a course taught by alumna Merrill Mason. Many may wonder what graphic design is, and whether or not…

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Debate Club attracts a plethora of new members

Callaghan Bartlett Sports Editor (February 19, 2015)  Debate Club, a recent addition to Nantucket High School’s roster of clubs, has gained much momentum this year, seeing attendances of over 20 students from different grades and different backgrounds. This dynamic club…

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Tattoos are becoming commonplace at NHS

Tattoos are becoming commonplace at NHS

Sophie Davies Editor-in-Chief (February 19, 2015)  The Nantucket High School Swimming and Diving team experienced an extremely successful season, despite weather-related obstacles. The boys team finished in first place at the Bay Colony Conference Championships in early February, while the…

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Hannah Kelsey travels to Bali and teaches English

Hannah Kelsey travels to Bali and teaches English

Hannah Kelsey Contributing Writer (October 10, 2014)  This past July, I went to Bali in Indonesia for three weeks with the group Global Leadership Adventures. A couple other students from Nantucket High School have participated with this program to go…

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Caillean Daily returns from cultural immersion in Oman

Caillean Daily returns from cultural immersion in Oman

Caillean Daily Contributing writer (October 14, 2014) In the fall of my sophomore year, I was fortunate enough to stumble upon the YES Abroad program, something that would change my life. This program is a study-abroad scholarship through the US…

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New clubs bring fresh opportunities to students

 Mei Marks & Deana Weatherly Contributing Writers (October 10, 2014)  If you enjoy learning about other cultures, then the Chinese Club is for you. Yeping Zhu’s Chinese Club was inspired by her students. They had been asking her to start…

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Pearl suggests new SAT preparation for Nantucket students

Pearl suggests new SAT preparation for Nantucket students

Nate Goss Copy Editor (June 12, 2014)  At a School Committee meeting last month, junior and student council representative Jake Pearl put forth a proposal to revolutionize the way for which the SAT test is reviewed. Instead of simply reviewing…

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